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What are available treatments for a prolapsed bladder?

What are available treatments for a prolapsed bladder?

Surgery: If significant or pessary. If not marked then kegels exercises and pelvic floor therapy as well as avoiding straining or prolonged crouching/squatting is an option. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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I have had a prolapsed bladder for about 2 years, it seems to be getting some worse it is just before coming out of my vagina what is the treatment fo?

I have had a prolapsed bladder for about 2 years, it seems to be getting some worse it is just before coming out of my vagina what is the treatment fo?

Be evaluated first..: Go to see gynecologist or urologist who has special interest in uro-gynecology to assess your detailed bladder prolapse-related history, general health, ability to cope with life reality, progress and degree of prolapse so to select an optimal option of care from supporting pessary or surgical correction, which, either one, just helps improve pelvic floor muscle strength, not cure - over time .... ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for bladder prolapse?

What are the treatment options for bladder prolapse?

Several: There are both non-surgical and surgical options. Bladder prolapse can occur by itself or be associated with urinary incontinence, rectal prolapse, uterine prolapse, or in the absence of a uterus, prolapse of the top of the vagina. Non-surgical options include use of a pessary or pelvic floor exercises. Surgical options include use of mesh or graft material to correct the specific anatomic defects. This can be approached laparoscopically, vaginally or a combined approach. ...Read more

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Could a young woman with no kids nor pregnancies have a prolapsed bladder?

Possible: It is possible, but not overly likely - you should have a thorough exam if you are concerned. If you have not had an exam then i wonder why you are concerned over this - symptoms of urinary bladder prolapse may include recurrent bladder infections, pressure in the pelvic region and even prolapsed tissue into the vaginal opening - it should be checked. ...Read more

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My urologist said I have a mildly prolapsed bladder. I am 60. Should i avoid certain activities/exercise? I don't want to make it worse.

Prolapse is a hernia: Basic treatment for a mild prolapse is do go kegel exercises without bearing down. And not lifting heavy things ie more than 10 lbs and staying away from exercises that make you strain and use your core muscles. ...Read more

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I have a prolapsed bladder they gyro said i could have a bladder sling are there any risks and if i don't have surgery will it get worse?

I have a prolapsed bladder they gyro said i could have a bladder sling are there any risks and if i don't have surgery will it get worse?

Bladder: Hopefully your md is going to discuss the risks with you. There are risks with every surgery. You should have a lengthy discussion with your md and receive a written consent form to review as well. Yes, the sling has risks. Have you spoken to a urogynecologist about this? In general, bladder tends to worsen over time, but it depends on several factors. Seek qualified help. ...Read more

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What's a prolapsed bladder due to?

What's a prolapsed bladder due to?

Poor support: Loss of bladder support is from a combination of factors including genetics, smoking(damages collagen), child birth, heavy lifting, chronic straining (constipation) and aging to name a few. ...Read more

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How to tell if you have a prolapsed bladder?

How to tell if you have a prolapsed bladder?

Physical exam: that should be something you're gynecologist or family practitioner can tell you on a routine speculum exam of the vagina ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do for a prolapsed bladder over 68?

Urogynecologist: If it is bothering you, the sub-specialty of urogynecology is the place to look. We specialize in the treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, of pelvic prolapse. You can find a doctor at www.Augs.Org. ...Read more

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Prolapsed Bladder (Definition)

Cystocele is an outpouching of the bladder into the vagina, due to a weakness in the tissue wall separating ...Read more